Sections
Article 1 Arizona State Hospital 36-201 – 36-219
Article 2 State Laboratory 36-251 – 36-255
Article 3 Children With Chronic Illnesses or Physical Disabilities 36-260 – 36-262
Article 4 Biomedical Research 36-271 – 36-275

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 36 > Chapter 2

  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen years of age. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Chief medical officer: means the chief medical officer of the state hospital. See Arizona Laws 36-201
  • Children who have a chronic illness or physical disability: means children who are under twenty-one years of age and whose primary diagnosis is a severe physical condition that may require ongoing, medical or surgical intervention. See Arizona Laws 36-260
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-201
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-260
  • Department: means the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-271
  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-201
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disease: means a condition or disorder that causes the human body to deviate from its normal or healthy state and that has no known general cure or adequate medically accepted treatment. See Arizona Laws 36-271
  • Employee: means an officer or employee of the state hospital. See Arizona Laws 36-201
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Medically accepted treatment: means a methodology or protocol recognized by the American medical association, the American college of surgeons or the national cancer institute or taught by an approved school of medicine as defined in section 32-1401 as a treatment that results in the restoration of the human body to a normal or healthy state. See Arizona Laws 36-271
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • State hospital: means Arizona state hospital. See Arizona Laws 36-201
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of the state hospital. See Arizona Laws 36-201
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.